TechnoServe's blog highlights the lessons and successes from our work with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries.
Coffee is an important livelihood for more than 1 million farming families in Latin America. See how we are helping coffee farmers like Alicia Yucute overcome hurdles to lift themselves out of poverty.
TechnoServe helped Mónica Jacinto and the other women behind Kask’i increase their sales and create a better future for their families.
With support from McDonald’s, TechnoServe is working to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Guatemala.
Some 560 small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will be able to develop their businesses through a new entrepreneurship development program, “Impulsa Tu Empresa (Boost Your Business), that TechnoServe plans to implement in Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala and Burkina Faso in Africa.
Mónica Jacinto, center, once struggled to support herself and her four children. She and other women from the San Lucas Tolimán region of Guatemala joined together to launch Kask’i, a fruit juice business. With TechnoServe’s assistance, the business has improved its operations and reached new markets.